The Glenn Gould School
is a centre for the training of professional musicians
in performance at post-secondary and post-bachelor levels. It was named for the celebrated pianist, who was born in Toronto
and lived most of his life in the city.
Founded by The Royal Conservatory of Music
in 1997, The Glenn Gould School has extremely competitive entry requirements, with a limited enrollment of 130, for personal, individualised attention. The faculty consists of world-renowned performers, teachers and scholars, each bringing expertise and knowledge of the highest standards to Glenn Gould students. The benefits of such small enrollment means that students receive more private lesson time than at most other music schools: 1.5 hours per week. Despite its recent conception, The Glenn Gould School is an internationally acclaimed school, staging more than 150 master classes each year and 80 to 100 annual performance opportunities at famous Toronto venues such as Roy Thomson Hall
, Glenn Gould Studio
, Massey Hall
, the Four Seasons Centre
and the Toronto Centre for the Arts.
The school has also implemented many enrichment programmes, designed to integrate its students into Canada
's leading performing arts organizations, including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
and the Canadian Opera Company
Ensemble Studio Program. The Glenn Gould School is not just famous for its name, but for its innovative approach to music education, the unique atmosphere it promotes between its students, and... Read More